Free Walking Tours Rome

Rome is possibly one of the most important tourist destinations in the world. The Eternal City is rightfully nicknamed as it houses architectural treasures from some of the most important moments in ancient history.

Attempting to describe what it feels like to visit Rome can be futile, but it is worth saying that walking into the Colosseum and the Roman Forum feels like walking back in time. A rush of excitement begins to creep up as you realize how many emperors, warriors, peasants and merchants have walked your steps over thousands of years.

There is an exceptional offer of free walking tours in Rome from which you can choose. Check out the many walks that explore each of its neighborhoods and discover the capital of the Roman Empire like a local!

What are your Free Tour options in Rome?

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Which are the Best Free Tours in Rome?

Every street in Rome hides a story. There are so many churches, fountains and ruins to enjoy that you will soon understand why this city has earned the nickname of the Eternal City.

Start your trip to this magical place with an Essential Free Tour of Imperial Rome. This classic walk will take you back more than 2,000 years, and help you understand the many remains you will see in the Roman Forum. It will also allow you to get acquainted with the majesty of the great stadium of the Colosseum, the most spectacular monument in the city, with capacity for 60,000 spectators and one of the seven wonders of the world.

Your Free Tour of Rome will also take you near The Pantheon, built by Agrippa in 125, and considered the best preserved and most awe-inspiring architectural masterpiece of the Roman Empire.

Lastly, make sure your local guide shows you the Trajan’s Column and the spectacular Trajan’s Market: built around the year 100, it is considered to be the first covered shopping mall in history!


Rome is also renowned for its superb squares: Piazza di Spagna, with its spectacular steps; Piazza Navona, crowned by three baroque fountains; or the Fontana di Trevi, famous thanks to its impressive sculpture of Neptune guiding his chariot pulled by sea horses and tritons.

If you want to see another side of Rome, book a Free Trastevere Tour. This is one of the most popular neighborhoods in the city, full of traditional shops, charming pizzerias and bohemian cafés. Go for a walk at sunset through its cobbled streets and enjoy the perfect dinner around the Basilica of Santa Maria.

And of course, you cannot leave without joining a Free Vatican City Tour to explore the enormous St. Peter’s Basilica and Square. In addition, you will learn everything you need for a visit to the huge Vatican Museums, where you will see everything from Egyptian mummies to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

Join a free tour every day and discover all the secrets of Rome in the most inexpensive way!

What is a Free Tour?

Free Tours are walks provided by passionate local guides without requesting any upfront payments. They allow every traveler, no matter their budget, to experience and enjoy what a place has to offer. 

Who takes Free Tours?

Free Tours guests are travelers of all ages and backgrounds seeking to enjoy authentic experiences. Independent tourists usually book Free Tours because they are looking for special activities, where they can learn historical facts, but also get an overview about the local culture, environment, and people.

Are Free Tours really Free?

Yes. Free Tours run on a “Pay-What-It’s-Worth” basis, so they are completely free unless you decide to make a contribution according to how much you enjoyed the experience. Guides appreciate receiving tips of any amounts at the end of the tour, but it’s completely voluntary to do so.

Do I have to book my Free Tour?

Yes. It’s mandatory to make a booking to ensure group sizes remain manageable and Guides can provide a better experience for all guests. Making a booking is absolutely free and it will take you less than one minute!